We rely on IT in everything we do. It helps us to meet the varied day-to-day business requirements of our global organisation, allowing us to anticipate and plan for the future. An IT placement will give you the opportunity to build on the skills you’ve gained in your studies and apply them in a practical, advanced setting. This will make an invaluable addition to your CV.
What will this placement offer me?
Throughout the year, you'll be embedding yourself within our global IT community. You can expect to learn a huge amount about technology and GSK as an organisation, constantly taking on new challenges and enhancing your technical or functional expertise, while also improving your business knowledge. You'll also gain valuable communication, planning, problem-solving, team-working and networking skills.
Do I have the skills?
You should be studying for an business-related, IT, science or engineering degree be on track for a 2:1 (or equivalent) or above. Your industrial placement must be recognised or supported by your university.
We need self-starters who are keen to learn and develop. With the ability to build good working relationships within and outside the IT community, you'll be a multi-tasker who is resilient, analytical and influential.
Where will I be based?
You will be based at our headquarters GSK House in Brentford, Stockley Park, Ware, Stevenage, Barnard Castle or Ulverston.
When can I start?
Placements start any time between June and September 2018 (start and end dates are flexible for the outgoing and incoming needs of the students and the business). Placements run for twelve months.
How can I apply?
Unfortunately we will not be opening for 2019, but please feel free to register your interest in the meantime.